Season 1 Episodes

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Maybe Baby

Season 1, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/17/1999
Doug and Carrie consider having a baby, which results in a flashback from Arthur about the day that Carrie was born.
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Art House

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/10/1999
Arthur almost gets Doug fired. Doug then releases all his feelings about Arthur, which results in him moving out of the house.
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Where's Poppa?

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/3/1999
Doug and Carrie send Arthur off to work at cousin Danny's pizza restaurant.
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Time Share

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/26/1999
Carrie isn't happy that Doug's invited the Sackskys over-until she learns they're separating and offering them their Hamptons time-share.
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Hungry Man

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/5/1999
Carrie's boss is having a cocktail party to impress a client and the only way Doug made it there was by not eating anything all day.
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Train Wreck

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/15/1999
Doug is upset when his new trainee doesn't make Carrie jealous; Meanwhile, Arthur must deal with his purchase of his tombstone in advance and changing the first two numbers of his death year from 19 to 20.
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Rayny Day

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/1/1999
When Ray Barone calls and asks Doug if he wants to play golf at his private club, Doug cancels on his friend Richie โ€“ who he was going to spend the day with in order to comfort him after his divorce.
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White Collar

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 2/22/1999
Doug begins to miss being behind the wheel of his truck when he is promoted after the death of his shift supervisor.
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Court Date

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/15/1999
Carrie gets a speeding ticket and Doug, out of fear of the car insurance doubling, convinces her to go on a date with the cop that gave her the ticket.
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S'Ain't Valentine's

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/8/1999
Doug's romantic plans with Carrie are hijacked by Veronica, who has planned a last-minute surprise party for Spence.
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Crappy Birthday

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/1/1999
Carrie is upset about getting older when her 30th birthday rolls around.
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Dog Days

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/18/1999
The Heffernans' new neighbors have a dog that keeps them up at night, but Doug wants to avoid confrontation.
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Best Man

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/11/1999
Doug and Carrie attend a wedding of an old flame of Carrie's, creating an uncomfortable situation for Doug.
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Fixer Upper

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 12/21/1998
Carrie fixes Spence up on a blind date with one of her co-workers.
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Noel Cowards

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/14/1998
Doug and Carrie realize they must buy a new car after theirs breaks down. One problem: they can't afford it.
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Supermarket Story

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/23/1998
Carrie has Thanksgiving Day planned but is guilted into making a homemade meal which leaves her with less than a day to make a meal for ten people.
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Road Rayge

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/16/1998
Doug regrets helping Ray Barone cheat on his driving test. Meanwhile, Arthur's neediness hinder's Carrie's studying.
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Educating Doug

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/9/1998
Carrie signs her and Doug up for a class at the community college when she begins to think that they're becoming dumb and boring.
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The Rock

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/2/1998
Doug and Carrie remember when he proposed to her after a jeweler offers more money for the ring than Doug had originally paid.
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Head First

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/26/1998
After feeling bad that Arthur has no friends, Doug starts taking Arthur everywhere with him.
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Paternal Affairs

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/19/1998
Doug's favorite aunt, Sheila, begins to date Arthur.
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Richie's Song

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/12/1998
Doug can't figure out why Carrie refuses to go on a double date with Richie and his wife, Marie.
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Cello, Goodbye

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/5/1998
Carrie's on the fast track at her new job in a Manhattan law firm. But the trappings of success โ€“ late nights at the office, free concert tickets and being surrounded by bright, dynamic people โ€“ make Doug wonder why she ever ended up with a guy like him.
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Fat City

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/28/1998
Stunned by an old photograph of Carrie's mother, Doug convinces Carrie to go on a diet and must pretend he is going on one too.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/21/1998
Doug receives his new big screen TV and turns the basement into a private recreation room. However, after the death of the wife of Carrie's father and the subsequent burning down of his house, Arthur and Carrie's sister Sara move in.